Attendee Registration opens January 15th
Schedule Overview

Daily Schedule for Saturday March 26, 2022

Click on the Activity/Event title to view the details. Click on the presenter's image for workshops (light yellow) to view their bios. Times & events are tentative and subject to change. We will post the most up-to-date information as we receive it so please check back often. The final schedule will be posted by end of February.

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Time Activity/Event   Presenter/Host Location
8:00A Prayer Breakfast Rev. Joanne Carroll Dog & Pony Private Room

Rev. Joanne
Carroll
Many people like to begin their day with prayer. Prayer in the morning is good way to sidestep the distractions that come when people are struggling with issues in their lives. Come join us for inter-denominational friendship and fellowship in the back of the Dog & Pony Restaurant in their Private Dining Room. This event is open to all faiths and those individuals wanting to experience the power of common prayer. When we gather, there is power in our chorus that is lifted towards God. Morning Prayer is the best way to command the day and grow closer to each other and God.

Food and beverage at individual expense.
8:00A Friends of Bill W. Meeting Sibil G. Ash
This meeting welcomes those who think they have a problem with alcohol and/or any other substance, and will be based on the program of Alcoholics Anonymous, a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help others to achieve sobriety.
9:00A Keystone Clothing Exchange and Consignment Carriage House Boutique PA Ballroom
Do you have gently-used clothes or shoes in good condition that you would like to give away, donate or sell for a good cause? Then come participate in the Keystone Clothing Exchange and Consignment. You may either donate your unwanted items or you can choose to consign your items--all of which will be made available to other attendees. This event is sponsored by Carriage House Boutique whose wonderful staff will be present to help attendees find those perfect items. The clothing exchange will be held in the Vendor Area (Pennsylvania Ballroom) and the hours of operation are:

Wednesday 12:00 pm to 4:30 p
Thursday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Also, you do not need to bring anything to 'swap.' All attendees are welcome to browse and take items (or purchase consigned items) at the clothing exchange. Dressing rooms are available. Items may be dropped off at any time during the hours mentioned. Hangers would be appreciated. Items remaining at the end of the swap will be donated to local aid organizations. All consigned items must be picked up by 2 pm on Saturday or will be considered donated.

So please, DON'T UNDERPACK FOR KEYSTONE and help your brothers and sisters in our community!
9:00A Quiet Space TBA
Open to those needing a quiet space to reflect from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.
9:00A Foundation Garments for Feminine Presentation Ms. Leah Santini Ash

Ms. Leah
Santini
Proper feminine presentation is a major goal for those exploring their feminine side. While a lot of attention has been given to makeup and fashion (clothing, jewelry and shoes), foundation garments, like the structure of a house, are essential underpinnings for a realistic and natural look. This workshop is a survey of the types of garments available today. It will discuss hip and butt pads, special undergarments, corsets and cinchers, breast forms and associated bras. Sample items will be shown, and discussion from attendees as to their personal experiences will be encouraged. This workshop will appeal to a wide range of individuals on the Transgender spectrum who wish to enhance and improve on their overall look and presentation.
9:00A What Does the Bible Really Say About Gender and Sexuality? Mrs. Cindi Miller Elm

Mrs. Cindi
Miller
When it comes to gender identity and even sexual identity there is a lot of confusion and misinformation regarding how God and religion think about this topic. Cindi is going to go back to her many years studying the bible in the original languages and take a look at some of these key verses from a literary, historical, cultural, and theological viewpoint. Then, she is going to take a look at what the Bible and the evangelical concept of the divine actually do say about those who have a gender or sexual identity different than what we have adapted as the majority of humans on this planet.
9:00A Workshops TBA
10:00A First Time Tea Time Helping Hand Team Dog & Pony Lounge

Ms. Jenny
Jensen

Danniyel Marie
Christensen
For those of you that are attending the Keystone Conference for the first time or feel you need a little moral support, join our Helping Hand team they host the First Time Tea Time. It’s an informal gathering of first timers, newcomers and anxious attendees in a comfortable and discreet setting. It’s an opportunity for those that are unsure of themselves and want to start off their Keystone experience on a good footing, learn a little more about the conference and how it can help them.

We can also provide you with a Big Sister or Big Brother to help you get through the apprehension, worry and nervousness you might be feeling attending the Conference. For more information and to sign up for 'First Time Tea Time' contact the team at HelpingHand@Keystone-Conference.org to start your Keystone Conference off on a positive and enjoyable note.

'First Time Tea Time' starts each morning at 10 am in the Dog and Pony Lounge.
10:30A Personal Safety In The Street, Situation Awareness, and Threat Management. Ms. Rachel Rollins Ash

Ms. Rachel
Rollins
This seminar covers Situation Awareness techniques to help you be safer, and more confident , when in unfamiliar environments, Potentially hostile environments, or any other times that you may be interacting with the general public ,on the street, at work, or in an entertainment venue. Threat management, and controlling your own space are so vitally important in todays changing world. Transgender folks, or other marginalized communities can benefit from these personal defense techniques that will be discussed ! Please note, that this is not a hands on self defense class. This seminar will teach you how to use your most potent weapon , Your Mind , to stay safe and have fun anywhere!
10:30A Feminizing the Voice - Comparing Surgical Options Dr. James Thomas Dogwood

Dr. James
Thomas
Dr. Thomas reveals how vocal cords function using video recordings of male, female and surgically altered vocal cords. Pitch and resonance are affected by the anatomy as well as how the anatomy is used. Surgical modification of the voice, especially Feminization Laryngoplasty (FemLar), one type of vocal cord (laryngeal) surgery is designed to obtain a feminine sounding voice and correct complications from Tracheal Shave procedures. Several other types of procedures target the frequency or pitch of the resting speaking voice to various degrees. CricoThryoid Approximation (CTA), vocal cord webbing, laser vocal cord thinning and pharyngeal narrowing procedures will be discussed and compared to each other. Not only successful interventions are covered, but complications, durability, incomplete outcomes are discussed. Options for correcting complications of any laryngeal procedures are discussed. If you have experienced a voice change after a Tracheal Shave procedure, he will discuss the correction of this problem. At the conclusion of this lecture, the listener should better understanding the concepts that can help in decision-making about the roles of voice therapy as well as when, if and what type of surgeries to consider.
10:30A Living with Crossdressing: Discovering Your True Identity Ms. Savannah Hauk Elm

Ms. Savannah
Hauk
Are you living with a partner who is a crossdresser? Are you living with the knowledge that you are a male crossdresser? Are you a cis-woman partner of a man who crossdresses? Are you struggling with what it means to be in a relationship with a man who you have discovered – by accident or his own admission – enjoys wearing feminine clothing? Join me as I set out to uncover some of the reasons why so many men (including myself) dress as women. Discover real couples who are looking for a new balance in their relationships, including the point of views of the women who decided to stand by their... ahem... men as they learn to better understand their crossdresser and learn how to cope and thrive. Somewhere amid the misconceptions, stereotypes, and ignorance is the truth about non-transitioning, non-fetish, crossdressing men. But more than that is the strength and care of the women who continue to love and support them.
10:30A Workshops TBA
12:00P Saturday Luncheon with Guest Speaker To Be Announced Commonwealth Ballroom
To Be Announced.
2:00P Ask a Spouse/SO Mrs. Karen Lehman
Ms. Susan Bienvenu
Ms. Kate Weber
Mrs. Peg Fram
Chestnut

Mrs. Karen
Lehman

Ms. Susan
Bienvenu

Ms. Kate
Weber

Mrs. Peg
Fram
This panel of spouses/significant others (SO’s) provides an opportunity for transgender individuals to ask questions of other SO’s regarding relationships, feelings, and emotions. The panel can also act as a sounding board for conversations that a transgender person may want to have with their spouse/significant other. The SO’s on this panel have asked their transgender spouses to not be in the room so as to provide an open and honest forum. This workshop may be able to offer perspective and insight on how your journey affects the ones you love.
2:00P Workshops TBA
3:30P Anti-Trans Legislation – What is it Really all About and How do we Combat it? Mx. Corinne Goodwin Birch

Mx. Corinne
Goodwin
Over the past two years scores of bills have been introduced in state, county, and local legislatures that are specifically targeting transgender individuals with discriminatory actions. This is despite the fact that polls indicate that two-thirds of all Americans – including those whose political views are on the right and the left – oppose anti-trans legislation. So, why are these bills being introduced and how do we work to defeat them? In this workshop you will get the deeper story of why a small group of legislators and political operatives are pushing these bills. We will then dive into a discussion regarding tactics that have been successfully used to combat these bills and how you can get involved.
3:30P Transgender History and Progress in Education Mrs. Stephanie Bruning Salon C

Mrs. Stephanie
Bruning
Historian and educator Stephanie Bruning will outline the importance and significance of teaching LGBTQ+ history. The presentation will cover topics topics in LGBTQ+ history, potential obstacles educators face when teaching Queer history, and how education can have a major effect in shifting attitudes and promoting progress.
3:30P Workshops TBA
6:00P Keystone Gala Reception with Musical Entertainment Assemble Area
Come join us for Saturday's cocktail reception held in in the Assembly Area overlooking the beautiful city of Harrisburg.
7:00P Saturday Gala Dinner with Keynote Speaker To Be Announced Commonwealth Ballroom
To Be Announced.
9:00P Musical Entertainment by Wicked Jezebel Wicked Jezebel Commonwealth Ballroom
Keystone’s Hallmark event, the Gala Dance Saturday night will be the highpoint of the entire conference and bring to a close another successful celebration of gender diversity. The most shy and demur wallflower will spend hours looking for the perfect gown, classy dancing shoes and an amazing hairdo for the final night of fun and celebration. Even the guys will spend time at local haberdashery’s finding ideal apparel for that dapper look and to dress to impress. Try some new moves on the dance floor while enjoying the company of new found friends, old acquaintances and leave with great memories. The night will be electric and one you will never forget.

Once again, we have Wicked Jezebel, DC’s award winning all girl band delivering hits from all of the partying decades to the whole Mid Atlantic!. 60's Motown, 70's Disco, classic rock, the wicked 80's, to the grungy/techno 90's with a "tad" of today, Wicked Jezabel delivers the best party atmosphere anywhere!
10:30P Saturday Keystone After Party Dog & Pony Lounge
Gather in the Sheraton's Dog & Pony Lounge for some social time!

 

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